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Tipsy Bull

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U 2 5 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra 2612, Australia
+61 2 6248 7999
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“croquettes” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (17 reviews)
“fish tacos” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
U 2 5 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra 2612, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was lovely! Aside from our first drinks order getting lost, the service was friendly and warm. Passionate about their gin!

Thank Jen M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Outstanding food and service We arrived and were seated straight away. Staff were very prompt and helpful and always there if we needed something. The food is quality not quantity and i was surprising filling but A plus selections and flavours beautifully cooked. Mind boggling...More

Thank foodlovers64
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friday night is busy in downtown Braddon; parking is a challenge however this is more than compensated by the gentle green leafy environment at Tipsy Bull. We felt as if we were in our own idyllic chic private space even though there are several tables...More

Thank mobe2017
Joe B, Owner at Tipsy Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for a top review! We now have 190 gin varieties from around the world, so there's more reasons to return! Glad you and your brother had a fantastic evening and we look forward to seeing you at least another 189 times 😉 Cheers, The...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this establishment, the food was tasty and we’ll balanced. The Porchetta was moist with crunchy crackle. The sardined were fresh and well cooked. The services was excellent without being overwhelming. The cocktail were on point and the massive Gin list is extensive. Do you...More

Thank Shrowsa
Joe B, Owner at Tipsy Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the outstanding review, Shrowsa! Good choice on ordering the Porchetta - it's definitely a fan favourite. Glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The Tipsy Bull team

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my must visit restaurant every time we are in Canberra. When you find a place as good as this you must support it! I'm happy to report the Tipsy Bull is still lovely and we had a great supper last Tuesday. My only...More

Thank Lucyboom
Joe B, Owner at Tipsy Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Great to hear we are your go-to place in Canberra! We will keep your request for the eggplant in mind next time we reassess the menu, but hope you found some other favourite dishes on this occasion. Well done on impressing your VIP colleague, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent night out with friends enjoying a variety of deconstructed gins with over seven pages of Australian and international gins to chose from. This onerous task was made much easier by the very informed staff who were able to suggest gins to match individual palates....More

Thank David E
Joe B, Owner at Tipsy Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the top review, David. We are all about offering first class experiences, from the outstanding service to the meticulously prepared food and drink menu. It's great to read you enjoyed the first class treatment and look forward to hosting you again in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun place for Canberra. Good wine, lovely food to be shared, friendly and helpful staff. Definitely would go back again - and highly recommend.

Thank 142JanetH
Joe B, Owner at Tipsy Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review! We like to have a bit of fun here and glad you did too. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, The Tipsy Bull team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading several reviews on Tripsdvisor, we booked in for dinner, From the moment we were welcomed by the friendly staff to the staff member who helped us choose a number of well executed dishes to a few(several cocktail). The flavors and portions were beautifully...More

Thank Wanda B
Joe B, Owner at Tipsy Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the stellar review, Wanda. If we didn't work here, we would be sold on visiting, based on your description of the food alone! Thanks again and we look forward to having you back soon. Cheers, The Tipsy Bull team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the great reviews, we were expecting great things. However, our experience was a bit hit and miss. On the positives, the staff were efficient and friendly, the deconstructed gin paddles were good fun and the beetroot salad was divine. Unfortunately, our snapper arrived...More

Thank Claire L
Joe B, Owner at Tipsy Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Claire. We are disappointed that your experience was not a complete hit, especially when we have such high standards for our food and service. The custard is served cold and most people enjoy the contrast with the warm donuts, but sorry...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the Chef's choice in meal. Well balanced and each dish was the perfect serving size. HUGE drinks menu, great service and awesome vibe. Would definately recommend.

Thank Dorson82
Joe B, Owner at Tipsy Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a great review! Happy to hear you enjoyed the Chef's selection and our massive drinks menu. Cheers, The Tipsy Bull team

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I haven’t been there with children but found wait staff to be thoughtful and helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 2 5 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra 2612, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6248 7999
  • E-mail
Description
Don't expect anything too posh, that’s not how we roll. We’re into good times and great food. Like a bull in a china shop, our passion for classic dining and fine drinks is out of control. Like our name suggests, everything we do is a little bit tipsy. From our food to our drinks, you can trust that we’ll have you saying ‘holy cow!’ Whether you’re after a quick bite or a long night, we’ll serve you up our twists on the classics and a curveball or two. Our share plates are a circus of flavours. Each performs a more amazing trick than the last. And like the best pop groups of the ‘90s, it’s hit after hit. Whether you want just a little or a beast of a feast we’ve got your covered. Let our cocktails wash over you and the good times roll in. Or sip into something more comfortable from our wine list.
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